March 21, 2012 – International legal recruiter Laurence Simons has opened a new location in Mumbai, India. The Mumbai office will cover in-house and private practice appointments across India while concentrating on Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Chennai. The firm appointed Vijesh Patel as managing partner of its Mumbai operation; he will focus on further developing the Laurence Simons’ brand across the country with a particular emphasis on mid- to senior-level appointments within both multinationals and law firms. Mr. Patel previously worked as an associate director within the FiveTen Group in London, where he focused on professional services. Laurence Simons International currently has office locations in London, Amsterdam, Chicago, Dubai, Dublin, Geneva, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Moscow, New York, Paris, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Sydney.